It looks like burnout is the theme of this weeks articles. If you haven't already explored the 6 causes of burnout take a look at some of these articles before reading the links below. 6 Causes of Burnout, and How to Avoid Them, The 6 Leading Causes of Employee Burnout, If You Want to Fix … Continue reading Workplace Wellness for Libraries, May 19, 2023
Tag: Workplace Wellness
ALA 2023 Annual Conference Presentations
I am happy to share I will be presenting twice at ALA Annual in Chicago. Fortunately, Chicago is only a short drive or train right away, so unlike last year when I was stuck in ORD and couldn't make it to DC or home, I should be there. I am hopeful of getting through this … Continue reading ALA 2023 Annual Conference Presentations
Workplace Wellness Links for Libraries May 12, 2023
I cannot recommend the Maintenance Phase podcast enough if you're looking to unpack your beliefs around health and wellness and examine how health myths are formed. It has a lighthearted but not safe for work tone and uses data to break things down. I listened to an old episode this weekend on Workplace Wellness programs. … Continue reading Workplace Wellness Links for Libraries May 12, 2023
Call for Chapter Proposals “A Manager’s Guide to Creating a Flourishing Workplace: Strategies for Fostering Wellness in Libraries”
About the Book A Manager's Guide to Creating a Flourishing Workplace: Strategies for Fostering Wellness in Libraries will be edited by Bobbi L. Newman and published by ALA Editions. This book is a comprehensive guide that offers practical strategies and insights for library managers to foster holistic wellness among their staff. This book goes beyond … Continue reading Call for Chapter Proposals “A Manager’s Guide to Creating a Flourishing Workplace: Strategies for Fostering Wellness in Libraries”
Workplace Wellness Links for Libraries 1.2, January 13, 2023
When I first thought about writing a weekly post with links related to health and wellness I envisioned sort of an annotated biography where I shared some thoughts on how and why the links were important to wellness at work. And maybe selecting a theme for each week. Perfect is the enemy of the good. … Continue reading Workplace Wellness Links for Libraries 1.2, January 13, 2023
Fostering Wellness in the Workplace: A Guide for Libraries is finally out!
I am excited to share that the book Fostering Wellness in the Workplace: A Guide for Libraries is finally out. It seems far longer than two and half years since we signed the contract the beginning of March 2020. The vision for what the book would be was changed greatly by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, … Continue reading Fostering Wellness in the Workplace: A Guide for Libraries is finally out!
Presentation “Wellness for Librarians” IFLA panel
In April I presented as part of a panel on wellness for librarians for IFLA's Continuing Professional Development and Workforce Learning (CPDWL) Section and New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG). Description: Since March 2020 librarians, along with the entire world, have been experiencing acute levels of stress and anxiety caused by the pandemic. Recently, stressors related to civil … Continue reading Presentation “Wellness for Librarians” IFLA panel